Period
to 16 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Data Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Data Management over the 6 months to 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Data Management
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 207 216
Rank change year-on-year -12 +9 -8
Permanent jobs citing Data Management 2881 3268 3433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.63% 1.65% 1.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 1.85% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2066 2554 2641
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% -
10th Percentile £31,500 £28,575 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £86,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +7.78% +3.45% -3.33%

Data Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 158870 176361 191387
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 89.92% 89.05% 88.08%
Number of salaries quoted 126186 147044 156131
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,533 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Data Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Data Management.

Salary trend for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Management over the 6 months to 16 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Management in the UK

Data Management
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Management within the UK over the 6 months to 16 August 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -10 2668 £52,500 -4.55% 187
UK excluding London -7 1482 £48,500 +7.78% 122
London -1 1348 £62,500 +4.17% 78
North of England +31 446 £45,000 +12.50% 41
South East -16 420 £52,000 +4.00% 35
North West +15 228 £45,000 +20.00% 25
Midlands -70 197 £45,000 +5.88% 17
Scotland +28 152 £50,000 +5.26% 10
Yorkshire 0 150 £42,500 -3.41% 12
West Midlands -64 133 £48,750 +14.71% 10
East of England -25 132 £50,000 -13.04% 7
South West -1 129 £42,000 -6.67% 8
North East +76 68 £47,500 -7.32% 4
East Midlands -37 64 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Wales +10 21 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Northern Ireland - 2 £39,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 16 August 2017, IT jobs citing Data Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Data Management.

1 1002 (34.78%) Finance
2 961 (33.36%) SQL
3 779 (27.04%) Business Intelligence
4 673 (23.36%) Analytics
5 630 (21.87%) Agile Software Development
6 584 (20.27%) Analytical Skills
7 581 (20.17%) SQL Server
8 538 (18.67%) Microsoft
9 534 (18.54%) Data Quality
10 518 (17.98%) Data Warehouse
11 488 (16.94%) Degree
12 449 (15.58%) Master Data Management
13 447 (15.52%) ETL
14 444 (15.41%) Data Modelling
15 439 (15.24%) Java
16 417 (14.47%) Project Management
17 400 (13.88%) Retail
18 385 (13.36%) Management Information System
19 381 (13.22%) SAP
20 365 (12.67%) Oracle
21 357 (12.39%) Banking
21 357 (12.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 332 (11.52%) Big Data
23 300 (10.41%) Data Analysis
24 291 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
25 280 (9.72%) Data Governance
26 279 (9.68%) CRM
27 265 (9.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
28 261 (9.06%) Visualisation
29 258 (8.96%) Web Services

Data Management
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 182 (6.32%) SAS
2 95 (3.30%) SharePoint
3 93 (3.23%) Apache Spark
4 75 (2.60%) Tomcat
5 58 (2.01%) Apache
6 56 (1.94%) CMS
7 54 (1.87%) Documentum
8 41 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 39 (1.35%) JBoss
9 39 (1.35%) WebLogic
10 33 (1.15%) ArcGIS
11 28 (0.97%) Apache Pig
12 26 (0.90%) WebSphere
13 23 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
14 16 (0.56%) IIS
15 15 (0.52%) Apache Geronimo
15 15 (0.52%) WildFly
16 14 (0.49%) Apache Solr
16 14 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
16 14 (0.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 255 (8.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 90 (3.12%) Microsoft Office
3 84 (2.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 55 (1.91%) SPSS
5 43 (1.49%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.56%) Microsoft Project
7 12 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.14%) Pipeline Pilot
8 4 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
8 4 (0.14%) Windchill
9 3 (0.10%) SPSS Modeler
10 2 (0.069%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.069%) Siemens NX
11 1 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.035%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.035%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 65 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 62 (2.15%) Markit EDM
3 39 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
3 39 (1.35%) SAP MM
4 30 (1.04%) SAP CO
4 30 (1.04%) SAP FI
4 30 (1.04%) SAP FI/CO
4 30 (1.04%) SAP SD
4 30 (1.04%) thinkFolio
5 22 (0.76%) SAP MDG
6 20 (0.69%) FastStats
6 20 (0.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 20 (0.69%) SAP PM
7 19 (0.66%) Maximo
7 19 (0.66%) SAP PLM
7 19 (0.66%) SAP VC
8 18 (0.62%) Primavera
8 18 (0.62%) SAP HR
8 18 (0.62%) SAP QM
9 17 (0.59%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 187 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 158 (5.48%) Amazon AWS
3 77 (2.67%) SaaS
4 34 (1.18%) GitHub
5 32 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
6 23 (0.80%) Office 365
7 22 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
8 19 (0.66%) IaaS
9 17 (0.59%) PaaS
10 16 (0.56%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 16 (0.56%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 15 (0.52%) Dynamics 365
11 15 (0.52%) Google Analytics
12 14 (0.49%) Adobe Analytics
13 12 (0.42%) Force.com
14 7 (0.24%) MailChimp
15 5 (0.17%) SuccessFactors
16 4 (0.14%) CloudSense
16 4 (0.14%) iPaaS
17 3 (0.10%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 37 (1.28%) HTTP
2 34 (1.18%) DNS
3 23 (0.80%) Internet
3 23 (0.80%) Intranet
4 22 (0.76%) Skype
5 21 (0.73%) DHCP
6 18 (0.62%) TCP/IP
7 15 (0.52%) SAN
8 11 (0.38%) WAN
9 10 (0.35%) SMTP
10 9 (0.31%) SSL
11 8 (0.28%) Firewall
11 8 (0.28%) SMS
11 8 (0.28%) Wireless
12 7 (0.24%) FTP
12 7 (0.24%) IPsec
13 6 (0.21%) Kerberos
13 6 (0.21%) LAN
13 6 (0.21%) VPN
14 5 (0.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 581 (20.17%) SQL Server
2 518 (17.98%) Data Warehouse
3 357 (12.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 332 (11.52%) Big Data
5 265 (9.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 218 (7.57%) Relational Database
7 164 (5.69%) Hadoop
8 155 (5.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 154 (5.35%) NoSQL
10 146 (5.07%) Power BI
11 132 (4.58%) BusinessObjects
12 117 (4.06%) QlikView
13 114 (3.96%) Data Mining
14 84 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
15 76 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
16 71 (2.46%) MySQL
17 67 (2.33%) Oracle Database
18 60 (2.08%) GIS
19 57 (1.98%) RDBMS
20 54 (1.87%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 99 (3.44%) Jenkins
2 95 (3.30%) Selenium
3 79 (2.74%) Git (software)
4 60 (2.08%) JIRA
5 43 (1.49%) Talend Open Studio
6 39 (1.35%) Visual Studio
7 34 (1.18%) ERwin
8 32 (1.11%) Cucumber
9 31 (1.08%) WebDriver
10 29 (1.01%) Maven
11 27 (0.94%) JMeter
12 21 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 19 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (0.52%) Subversion
15 11 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 9 (0.31%) SoapUI
17 7 (0.24%) Mercurial
17 7 (0.24%) RStudio
17 7 (0.24%) Toad
18 6 (0.21%) Bugzilla
General
1 1002 (34.78%) Finance
2 400 (13.88%) Retail
3 357 (12.39%) Banking
4 252 (8.75%) Marketing
5 210 (7.29%) Legal
6 202 (7.01%) Investment Banking
7 170 (5.90%) Retail Banking
8 137 (4.76%) Telecoms
9 130 (4.51%) Manufacturing
10 89 (3.09%) Electronics
11 77 (2.67%) Front Office
12 76 (2.64%) Back Office
13 68 (2.36%) Pharmaceutical
14 44 (1.53%) Publishing
15 36 (1.25%) German Language
16 30 (1.04%) Billing
17 27 (0.94%) Advertising
18 25 (0.87%) Law
19 24 (0.83%) Financial Institution
20 22 (0.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 617 (21.42%) Analyst
2 497 (17.25%) Developer
3 426 (14.79%) Architect
4 241 (8.37%) Consultant
5 227 (7.88%) Data Analyst
6 209 (7.25%) Data Architect
7 170 (5.90%) Data Manager
8 157 (5.45%) Business Analyst
9 116 (4.03%) SQL Developer
10 115 (3.99%) Solutions Architect
11 107 (3.71%) SQL Analyst
12 101 (3.51%) Java Developer
13 93 (3.23%) Data Consultant
14 90 (3.12%) Senior Analyst
15 83 (2.88%) Junior
16 79 (2.74%) DBA
17 74 (2.57%) Administrator
18 72 (2.50%) Project Manager
18 72 (2.50%) Technical Analyst
19 69 (2.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (8.96%) Web Services
2 186 (6.46%) .NET
3 164 (5.69%) XML
4 144 (5.00%) SOAP
5 135 (4.69%) REST
6 123 (4.27%) HTML
7 93 (3.23%) J2EE
8 87 (3.02%) Middleware
9 85 (2.95%) Spring
10 84 (2.92%) RESTful
11 68 (2.36%) JSON
12 56 (1.94%) CSS
13 54 (1.87%) ASP.NET
14 49 (1.70%) .NET Framework
14 49 (1.70%) AngularJS
15 48 (1.67%) HTML5
16 34 (1.18%) Kafka
17 32 (1.11%) IDoc
17 32 (1.11%) MDX
17 32 (1.11%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 584 (20.27%) Analytical Skills
2 385 (13.36%) Management Information System
3 251 (8.71%) Computer Science
4 167 (5.80%) Reference Data
5 113 (3.92%) Data Structures
6 80 (2.78%) Fintech
7 78 (2.71%) Algorithms
8 65 (2.26%) Life Science
9 59 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
10 52 (1.80%) Mobile App
10 52 (1.80%) User Experience
11 42 (1.46%) Data Centre
12 40 (1.39%) Mainframe
12 40 (1.39%) Pricing Data
13 38 (1.32%) NHS
14 34 (1.18%) Social Media
15 33 (1.15%) Hedge funds
16 32 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
17 28 (0.97%) Clustering
17 28 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 121 (4.20%) Linux
2 118 (4.10%) Windows
3 89 (3.09%) Unix
4 48 (1.67%) Windows Server
5 26 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (0.45%) Solaris
7 12 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (0.38%) Android
9 10 (0.35%) Windows 10
10 8 (0.28%) Apple iOS
10 8 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.10%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (0.10%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (0.10%) VxWorks
11 3 (0.10%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.035%) CentOS
12 1 (0.035%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.035%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.035%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.035%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 779 (27.04%) Business Intelligence
2 673 (23.36%) Analytics
3 630 (21.87%) Agile Software Development
4 449 (15.58%) Master Data Management
5 447 (15.52%) ETL
6 444 (15.41%) Data Modelling
7 417 (14.47%) Project Management
8 300 (10.41%) Data Analysis
9 291 (10.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 280 (9.72%) Data Governance
11 279 (9.68%) CRM
12 261 (9.06%) Visualisation
13 239 (8.30%) Mentoring
14 230 (7.98%) Data Architecture
15 228 (7.91%) Data Analytics
16 216 (7.50%) Business Analysis
17 207 (7.19%) Asset Management
18 206 (7.15%) Data Integration
19 196 (6.80%) Migration
20 189 (6.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 961 (33.36%) SQL
2 439 (15.24%) Java
3 254 (8.82%) Python
4 215 (7.46%) JavaScript
5 214 (7.43%) T-SQL
6 148 (5.14%) C#
7 114 (3.96%) R
8 69 (2.40%) C++
9 65 (2.26%) C
10 61 (2.12%) VBA
11 43 (1.49%) PL/SQL
11 43 (1.49%) PowerShell
12 38 (1.32%) PHP
13 37 (1.28%) ABAP
14 31 (1.08%) Scala
15 28 (0.97%) Perl
16 24 (0.83%) MATLAB
17 23 (0.80%) Bash Shell
18 20 (0.69%) VB
19 19 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 488 (16.94%) Degree
2 114 (3.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 109 (3.78%) Security Cleared
4 58 (2.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 45 (1.56%) CISSP
6 44 (1.53%) SC Cleared
7 33 (1.15%) CISM
8 30 (1.04%) PMI Certification
9 26 (0.90%) PMP
10 24 (0.83%) ISEB
11 22 (0.76%) PhD
12 19 (0.66%) MCSA
12 19 (0.66%) Postgraduate
13 18 (0.62%) CCSA
14 17 (0.59%) Master's Degree
15 16 (0.56%) MCSE
16 15 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
17 14 (0.49%) MCITP
18 13 (0.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 9 (0.31%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 534 (18.54%) Data Quality
2 141 (4.89%) QA
3 83 (2.88%) SLA
4 74 (2.57%) GDPR
5 71 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 46 (1.60%) Disclosure Scotland
7 37 (1.28%) PCI DSS
8 25 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 16 (0.56%) COBIT
10 13 (0.45%) Actionable Recommendations
10 13 (0.45%) GCP
11 9 (0.31%) HL7
11 9 (0.31%) PMO
12 8 (0.28%) Solvency II
13 7 (0.24%) MiFID
14 6 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
14 6 (0.21%) IFRS
14 6 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 5 (0.17%) IFRS 9
15 5 (0.17%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 52 (1.80%) Active Directory
2 37 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (1.04%) Apache Flume
4 29 (1.01%) HDFS
5 20 (0.69%) Docker
6 9 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.24%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 6 (0.21%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.17%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.14%) Firmware
10 4 (0.14%) ISA Server
10 4 (0.14%) XenServer
11 2 (0.069%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.069%) vSphere
12 1 (0.035%) KVM
12 1 (0.035%) Microsoft App-V
12 1 (0.035%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.035%) Samba
12 1 (0.035%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.035%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 65 (2.26%) Puppet
2 29 (1.01%) ZABBIX
3 23 (0.80%) Ansible
4 18 (0.62%) Oozie
5 17 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (0.38%) Kibana
7 9 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (0.31%) Nagios
7 9 (0.31%) SCOM
8 8 (0.28%) SCCM
9 7 (0.24%) Backup Exec
9 7 (0.24%) CFEngine
9 7 (0.24%) Grafana
10 5 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
10 5 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (0.14%) HP SIM
11 4 (0.14%) OpenView
12 3 (0.10%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.10%) Salt
12 3 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 538 (18.67%) Microsoft
2 381 (13.22%) SAP
3 365 (12.67%) Oracle
4 214 (7.43%) Tableau
5 115 (3.99%) Informatica
6 111 (3.85%) IBM
7 99 (3.44%) Salesforce.com
8 72 (2.50%) Teradata
9 60 (2.08%) VMware
10 56 (1.94%) Alteryx
11 52 (1.80%) Pega
12 48 (1.67%) EMC
13 45 (1.56%) Cloudera
14 43 (1.49%) Talend
15 40 (1.39%) MicroStrategy
16 35 (1.21%) Charles River
17 33 (1.15%) Google
18 31 (1.08%) Cognos
19 30 (1.04%) Cognizant
20 26 (0.90%) HP